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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Commissioners Slate Screenings of “The Trouble With Cali”

    SCRANTON — You now have the chance to see the movie partially shot in Scranton and partially funded by Lackawanna County taxpayers. The county commissioners announced Friday morning that Paul Sorvino’s movie The Trouble with Cali will be shown at the Scranton Cultural Center on July 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. free of charge. The movie has been the subject of controversy because it was paid for, in part, with a half million in taxpayers’ dollars, and was […]

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    Most of Dickson City Block Up For Sale

    DICKSON CITY — If one over-sized “For Sale” sign isn’t enough to catch your eye, how about six? Several signs stretch along a whole block on main street in Dickson City. “Automatically I’m doing the math, there’s a lot of rentals over there. I think it would do really good if a big chain were to come and tear them all down. It would be really nice. More exposure to my store,” said George Duffy. Duffy’s jewelry store, George & […]

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    Woman Accused of Hiding Missing Girl

    OLD FORGE — A woman from Lackawanna County faces felony charges for allegedly hiding a teenage girl in her home when police came looking for her. Earlier this week, we told you about the search for a missing 14-year-old girl from Old Forge. She was found about block away from the Old Forge police station. Police now say that an adult told the girl to hide under a mattress when officers first came looking for her. The missing teen’s picture […]

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    AME Church in Scranton Holding Vigil to Mourn Shooting

    SCRANTON — The pastor of Bethel AME Church in Scranton will hold a vigil Thursday evening to memorialize the victims of the church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. A gunman walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston Wednesday night and after sitting with others during a bible study, he started shooting. Nine people were killed. The suspect, Dylann Roof, 21, was caught Thursday morning in Shelby, North Carolina, about four hours from Charleston. The tragedy has rattled […]

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    Vulgar Vandalism Covers Carbondale Park

    CARBONDALE — Parents taking their children to a playground in Lackawanna County Thursday morning were shocked by what they found: vulgar and racist messages painted all over Russell Park in Carbondale. There is pink spray paint all over the playground at Russell Park in Carbondale. Someone painted vulgar words and images and racist slurs on the equipment sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. A mother and her small child found the vandalism in the morning. Russell Park was all […]

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    Hearing for Cordaro in Federal Court

    WILKES-BARRE — Lawyers for former Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Cordaro were in federal court in Wilkes-Barre Thursday morning, asking a judge for a new trial. Cordaro was convicted on corruption charges in 2011 and his lawyers claim it wasn’t a fair trial. Cordaro was not in the courtroom but was on the phone from the federal prison at Fort Dix, NJ. The judge is expected to make a decision on a possible new trial sometime soon.

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    No Cuts For COLTS

    SCRANTON — For months, many bus riders in Lackawanna County were dreading the bad news, that many routes and Saturday service would be cut. But, the County of Lackawanna Transit System, or COLTS, announced today that services will not go away after all. Late last year, COLTS was ordered to pay back PennDOT about $6 million for inflating ridership numbers about a decade ago. Over the past six months, COLTS officials found ways to stretch the budget and pay that […]

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    The Debate over Free Swimming in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Scranton’s city pools open for the summer on Saturday, and a program to provide free swimming for low-income families at the Nay Aug Park pool is changing. Fewer families will be given free passes. City officials told Newswatch 16 that four pool complexes throughout the city will open this summer. The pool complex at Nay Aug Park is the only one with an entry fee. The city’s been relying on donated money to provide free swim passes for low-income families, but […]

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    Pomp and Circumstance for Comets Baseball Team

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The comets of Abington Heights fell in Friday’s AAA championship baseball game, losing 7-5 to Knoch, a school from western Pennsylvania. And the tough loss comes on the same day as Abington’s graduation. Abington Heights pushed its graduation ceremony back by a half hour to 6 p.m. to give its boys baseball team more time to get there for the ceremony. This is the team’s second trip to the state title game. Last time in 2009, they […]

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    Gift of Groceries for Veteran and Family

    MOOSIC — A national food company and a local grocery store teamed up to give a surprise gift to a veteran from Lackawanna County. It’s not a brand new car or a fancy vacation but something this veteran and his family really. The Mederrick family from Moscow was given a strange request. They were asked to show up at Gerrity’s Supermarket in Moosic with matching shirts. They were met by a small crowd, signs, and Syracuse basketball coach Gerry McNamara. […]

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    Students Shocked at Death of Classmate in Crash

    JESSUP — Students in the Valley View School District say their graduation will be a somber one. A 15-year-old freshman was killed in a crash Wednesday night near where many students were celebrating the end of the school year. Valley View’s graduating seniors, their families, and many other students gathered at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Peckville for graduation Thursday. Earlier in the day, dozens of people visited Valley View Drive where that crash happened killing a Valley View freshman and […]

  • SUV Rollover Kills 15 Year Old, Injures Two Others

    JESSUP — One teenager is dead and two more people are badly hurt after a crash in Lackawanna County. The 15-year-old boy was a student at Valley View High School. The police say he was in the back seat of an SUV that crashed Wednesday night in Jessup. Police say it happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday on Valley View Drive. The Cadillac Escalade swerved going down the hill, hit the guide rail, fell about 300 feet down an embankment, and then […]


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